Kentucky FFA

Published: 3/8/2017 12:58 PM

Matt Chaliff
Agricultural Education Consultant and
FFA Executive Secretary


"When effectively implemented as part of the total program of Agricultural Education instruction, FFA prepares students for successful careers in the highly competitive, global food and fiber industry.  The agriculture knowledge, teamwork skills, leadership development, and communication skills that FFA provides to our members is second to none."
                                                                - Matt Chaliff


To make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.



To accomplish the mission FFA: develops competent and assertive agricultural leadership, increases awareness of the global and technological importance of agriculture and its contribution to our well-being, strengthens the confidence of agriculture students in themselves and their work, promotes the intelligent choice and establishment of an agricultural career, encourages achievement in supervised agricultural experience programs, encourages wise management of economic, environmental and human resources of the community, develops interpersonal skills in teamwork, communications, human relations and social interaction, builds character and promotes citizenship, volunteerism and patriotism, promotes cooperation and cooperative attitudes among all people, promotes healthy lifestyles, encourages excellence in scholarship.


List of Programs

  • Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center
  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Career Development Events
  • Agriscience Fair
  • Proficiency Awards Program
  • Star Awards Program
  • National Chapter Program
  • Scholarships
  • Community Service
Matt Chaliff
Office of Career and Technical Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4286
Fax (502) 564-2241